• Three Decades with Irving Penn auction at Christies

    Sale 2397

    Three Decades with Irving Penn: Photographs from the Collection of Patricia McCabe

    14 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 21

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Bird Bones (Sweden), 1980

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Bird Bones (Sweden), 1980
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1981
    signed, initialed, titled, dated, numbered '7/32', 'AR 1581', inscribed 'Pat for Christmas' in pencil, copyright credit and edition stamps (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    19 1/8 x 11 3/8in. (48.7 x 29cm.)


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    Literature

    Irving Penn: Recent Still Life, Marlborough Gallery Inc., 1982, cat. no. 26, p. 12; Penn, Still Life, Little, Brown and Co., 2001, n.p.